Tory MPs use short-lived announcement of export ban to call for overhaul of trade deal, as EU chief is attacked over U-turn Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The European Union’s threat to impose a vaccine border between Northern Ireland and the Republic risks reigniting one of […]

Social network allowing dangerous Covid theories to be shared, says Bureau of Investigative Journalism Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Facebook is allowing users to profit from the spread of potentially dangerous false theories and misinformation about the pandemic and vaccines, including deploying money-raising tools on pages […]

Demonstrators, including gilet jaunes activists, also protested against Covid restrictions Tens of thousands of protesters turned out in dozens of French cities on Saturday to oppose a security bill they say will restrict the filming and publicising of images of police brutality. Demonstrators also protested against the restrictions imposed to […]

Thousands join rallies in Warsaw and other cities after delayed ban finally becomes law Thousands have protested for a third consecutive night in Warsaw and other parts of Poland after the country’s rightwing government implemented a court ruling imposing a near-total ban on abortion. Protesters have defied coronavirus restrictions and […]

Kemi Badenoch published questions sent to her office and accused reporter of ‘making up claims’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A government minister is facing criticism after publicly accusing a journalist of “making up claims” and creating disinformation for asking questions about a video campaign promoting […]